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The Elderly Will Pay More or Get Less

John Podesta on how Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan would affect our nation's seniors.

By John Podesta | Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Cleaner Cars, Less Foreign Oil

book_alt2 icon Report John Podesta, Carl Pope, and Gene Karpinski lay out an agenda for cutting our oil dependence and investing in cleaner transportation.

By John Podesta, Carl Pope, and Gene Karpinski | Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Modernizing Performance: Using the New Framework

John Podesta testifies before the Senate Budget Committee Task Force on Government Performance on the GRPA Modernization Act of 2010.

By John Podesta | Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Statement on EPA’s Proposed Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

John Podesta commends the Environmental Protection Agency on its proposed limits on mercury and other dangerous toxic emissions from power plants.

By John Podesta | Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Freedom of Information Act: Ensuring Transparency and Accountability in the Digital Age

John Podesta offers recommendations for implementing an effective Freedom of Information Act policy.

By John Podesta | Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt

John Podesta testifies before the House Committee on the Budget on dealing with federal deficits and debt.

By John Podesta | Thursday, March 10, 2011

Clean Energy Development Done Right

John Podesta speaks at the Department of Interior's Onshore Renewable Energy Workshop on February 10, 2011.

By John Podesta | Friday, February 11, 2011

Come Together on Education Reform

Bill Frist and John Podesta argue in Politico for Congress to come together and pass a reauthorized ESEA to give our children a better education.

By John Podesta and Bill Frist | Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Key Pact in Global Warming Fight

John Podesta and Andrew Light discuss in Politico why the Cancun climate conference succeeded where the Copenhagen conference failed.

By John Podesta and Andrew Light | Friday, December 17, 2010

New START: A Test Of GOP Seriousness

John D. Podesta argues that it is time for a moment of clarity in the Senate as it considers whether to pass the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty this year.

By John Podesta | Wednesday, December 15, 2010

John Podesta on the Passing of Richard Holbrooke

The United States has lost a great public servant with the passing of Richard Holbrooke yesterday, writes John Podesta.

By John Podesta | Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Case for Just Jobs

book_alt2 icon Report Just jobs raise living standards for millions of people and serve as instruments for promoting global stability and security, write John Podesta and Sabina Dewan.

By John Podesta, Sabina Dewan, and Isha Vij | Wednesday, December 8, 2010

CAP Loses a Friend and Champion

CAP’s President and CEO recalls how Elizabeth Edwards never gave up fighting for fairness.

By John Podesta | Tuesday, December 7, 2010

We Can Do This: Progressive Fiscal Reform Can Bring Our Nation’s Deficit into Balance

The president’s deficit commission’s plan is not the starting point for reform, says John D. Podesta. Our “50-50” plan is the best starting point.

By John Podesta | Monday, December 6, 2010

A Focus on Competitiveness

book_alt2 icon Report Report from John Podesta, Sarah Rosen Wartell, and Jitinder Kohli outlines a framework for making the United States more economically competitive.

By John Podesta, Sarah Rosen Wartell, and Jitinder Kohli | Wednesday, December 1, 2010